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Technical Data Sheet
Eastman Aspira™ Copolyester EB062


Applications
  • Blow molding
  • Commercial housewares
  • Condiments/dressings/sauces packaging
  • Consumer housewares-NFC
  • Fruit juice drinks packaging
  • Handleware-fruit juice
  • Home, garden & automotive packaging
  • Jams/fruit sauces packaging
  • Large appliances non-food contact
  • Multi-layer film non food contact
  • Packaging components non food contact
  • Personal care & cosmetics packaging
  • Personal care packaging
  • Teas/new age/other beverages packaging
  • Visual merchandising
  • Water packaging
  • Water/sport bottles
Key Attributes
  • Easy to extrude, cut, print, and seal
  • Effective barrier properties
  • Excellent chemical resistance
  • Excellent clarity
  • Excellent colorability
  • Good impact strength
  • Good stiffness
  • High gloss appearance
  • Toughness

Product Description

Eastman Aspira™ copolyester EB062 is a resin specifically developed for extrusion blown bottles where aesthetics such as high clarity and gloss, coupled with design flexibility, drive demand. Compared to commonly used materials, Eastman Aspira™ copolyester EB062 runs on most standard processing equipment. Extremely high melt strength makes the resin an excellent choice when manufacturing large bottles. Eastman Aspira™ EB062 is certified to NSF/ANSI Standard 51 for Food Equipment Materials.

Eastman Aspira™ is cleared for various food contact applications (including contact with most alcoholic beverages) by FCN No. 1234 as described in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Inventory of Effective Food Contact Substance Notifications and may be used in full compliance with the United States Federal Food and Drug, and Cosmetic Act, provided that it is used within the limitations set forth for FCN 1234.

This product has been CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIEDTM Bronze, with Material Health Certificate, Platinum.
The CRADLE TO CRADLE CERTIFIED mark is a registered certification mark used under license through the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, a nonprofit organization that administers the publicly available Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard which provides designers and manufacturers with criteria and requirements for continually improving product materials and manufacturing processes. The Cradle to Cradle CertifiedTM Product Standard guides designers and manufacturers through a continual improvement process that looks at a product through five quality categories—material health, material reutilization, renewable energy and carbon management, water stewardship, and social fairness. A product receives an achievement level in each category—Basic, Bronze, Silver, Gold, or Platinum—with the lowest achievement level representing the product’s overall mark.

The Material Health Certificate provides manufacturers with a trusted way to communicate their efforts to identify and replace chemicals of concern in their products. For more information about Cradle to Cradle certification and to obtain printable certificates for Eastman copolyesters, visit www.c2ccertified.org. Search for Eastman Chemical Company in Cradle to Cradle Certified Products Registry.



Typical Properties

PropertyaTest MethodbTypical Value, Unitsc
General Properties
DensityD 792 1.25 g/cm3
Mold ShrinkageD 9550.3 %
Mechanical Properties
Tensile Stress @ YieldD 63847 MPa (6900 psi)
Tensile Stress @ BreakD 63848 MPa (7000 psi)
Elongation @ YieldD 6385 %
Elongation @ BreakD 638300 %
Tensile ModulusD 6381900 MPa (2.7 x 105 psi)
Flexural ModulusD 7901900 MPa (2.7 x 105 psi)
Flexural StrengthD 79065 MPa (9400 psi)
Rockwell Hardness, R ScaleD 785105
Izod Impact Strength, Notchedd 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 256NB
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 25663C J/m (1.2C ft·lbf/in.)
Impact Strength, Unnotchede 
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 4812NB
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 4812NB
Impact Resistance (Puncture), Energy @ Max. Load 
     @ 0°C (32°F)D 376341 J (30 ft·lbf)
     @ 23°C (73°F)D 376341 J (30 ft·lbf)
     @ -40°C (-40°F)D 376339 J (29 ft·lbf)
Optical Properties
HazeD 10031.3 %
Gloss 
     @ 60°D 2457143
Regular TransmittanceD 100387 %
Total TransmittanceD 100391 %
Color 
     a*D 2244-0.2
     b*D 22440.6
     L*D 224495.0
Thermal Properties
Deflection Temperature 
     @ 0.455 MPa (66 psi)D 64873 °C (163 °F)
     @ 1.82 MPa (264 psi)D 64863 °C (145 °F)
Vicat Softening TemperatureD 152585 °C (185 °F)

aUnless noted otherwise, all tests are run at 23°C (73°F) and 50% relative humidity.
bUnless noted otherwise, the test method is ASTM.
cUnits are in SI or US customary units.
dC = Complete Break; Nonbreak as defined by ASTM D 256.
eNonbreak as defined by ASTM D 4812.



Comments
Properties reported here are typical of average lots. Eastman makes no representation that the material in any particular shipment will conform exactly to the values given.


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